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Hard lump on 11th rib

I am 49 yr old female, in march 2017 i noticed this lump on my back my doctor measured it, 12 cm. Had xray, ulrasound and ct scan, report says fibrous dysplasia. Fast forward to now, it is hurting and i feel has gotten bigger. Any advice?
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replied February 15th, 2018
Thank you for asking at Ehealth forum!

I read your question and i understand your concern.
It is a disorder where bone and bone marrow is replaced by fibrous tissue that lead to bone expansion and weakness of bone.
Its treatment is mainly palliative.
One should be investigated for endocrinopathies.
However,the course of disease cannot be altered with therapy.
I would suggest you to consult an orthopaedic surgeon to evaluate you as without evauluation management is tough.
I hope it helps. Stay in touch with your healthcare provider for further guidance as our answers are just for education and counselling purposes and cannot be an alternative to actual visit to a doctor.
Take care
Khan
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